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Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm EST
reptiles retorciéndose con soló una cosa en mente. ♪ la herpetóloga kate jackson las estaba esperando. (kate jackson) miren eso. los machos emergen antes que las hembras y las aguardan en un grupo grande. (narrador) cuando una hembra aparece, lo saben de inmediato y se apilan para aprovechar la oportunidad. aquí está la hembra, vean lo grande que es. sólo miren esos machos, conforme la levanto todos van tras ella. (narrador) esta hembra sigue dura y tiesa después de la larga hibernación, así que no puede escapar de los machos. forman una bola de apareamiento, una masa retorcida de serpientes con la hembra solitaria enterrada en su corazón. (kate jackson) se empujan y amontonan y se frotan contra sus escamas y enrollan sus colas alrededor de su cola porque todo lo que esperan es que una serpiente de todas esas pueda aparearse con ella. ♪ (narrador) si un macho se encuentra en el lugar correcto en el momento correcto, está bien equipado para tomar ventaja. (kate jackson) los machos tienen dos penes, semipenes bifurcados, se mantienen doblados dentro de la cola y los sacan cuan
PBS
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
competencia profesional en jackson hall y en ese momentvi de qué se trataba el freerider y me enamoró. cambió toda mi perspectiva del snowboarding y todo lo que yo quería era vivir y practicar en jackson hall, aunque trabajara lavando platos. eso fue lo que lo motivó, esas serían sus últimas carreras porque ya estaba un poco cansado de ese tipo de competencia. (brigitte narrando) el mundo del snowboard estaba valorando más las fracciones de segundo que la habilidad y la innovación. (josé narrando) tanto así que cuando jones, perdió por un poco un lugar en el equipo olímpico en 1995, se fue hasta alaska para demostrar qué le faltaba a este deporte. (brigitte narrando) en alaska, jones evolucionó. aquí jeremy, encontró un lugar donde podía mezclar sus habilidades de competidor con una concentración única en las grandes montañas. jones, no tenía la menor idea que su innovadora forma de explorar las montañas sorprendería al mundo. pero eso fue lo que sucedió. lo que convierte a jeremy jones, en el gran "rey de la montaña" es que... estos terrenos no son nada fáciles y él
PBS
Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: former congressman jesse jackson junior pleaded guilty today to spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. the illinois democrat appeared in a federal district court in washington. he had resigned from congress last november, after being treated for bi-polar disorder. jackson will be sentenced in late june. his wife sandra also pleaded guilty today, to committing tax fraud. the obama administration is launching a new strategy to fight cyber theft. the plan announced today includes a diplomatic effort to discourage intellectual property theft abroad. it also calls for better coordination to help u.s. companies protect themselves. at a washington briefing, attorney general eric holder said the damage done by economic espionage is growing. >> the stakes have never really been higher. in some industries, a single trade secret can be worth millions or even billions of dollars. trade secret theft can require companies to lay off employees, close factories, to lose sales and profits, to experience a decline in competitive position and advantage or even to
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm EST
the verdict in the trial of michael jackson. reaction from both families. the governor made a pitch for gun-control proponents are expressing their views loud and clear. a live report from annapolis. the stories for you and more >> yesterday's victory parade showed the ravens hall strong football pride can be. 200,000 strong. ray rice rolling in with teammates. one of the best moments of his career. >> and on to new york. the running back made an appearance on "live with kellie and michael." >> he looked great and offered his take on that third quarter power outage. >> we're all watching the game obviously and you guys have the commanding lead, you're in control. you have a 33 minute power outage. did that almost cost to the game? >> you are saying 33. it was 84 minutes. >> you are not on the field. >> yes. >> you want to keep our momentum as a running back, you want to keep yourself out. we are still sitting and the power goes out. >> do you think someone from the 49ers' pulled the plug? >> i do not know what happened. the only thing i can say now is i am glad i am a super bowl champion. >
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm EST
three decades ago was a community organizer on the south side, the kind of work phil jackson does today. >> we have people killed, one right here, one white there -- one right there in the alley. >> he points to streets and houses abandoned by their owners now used by drug addicts, prostitutes, and gangs. >> guns do not kill. people kill. we could leave a right done right here. that gun is not going to shoot none of us. they need jobs. we need mental health experts out here. >> the debate was prompted by the school shooting in newtown, but in a different way, what we found here is just as troubling -- a constant stream of murders in a city awash with guns. >> gun crime there in chicago. some positive news tonight -- doctors treating the 15-year-old girl shot in the head by the taliban. she has been discharged from treatment in britain after her successful surgery. she underwent treatment to have a hearing in plant fitted. the teenager says she plans to continue her campaign for girl'' education in pakistan despite the attack. you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come -- b
PBS
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> sreenivasan: former congressman jesse jackson junior was charged today with diverting $750,000 in campaign funds to personal use. the illinois democrat resigned from congress last november after being treated for bipolar disorder. he responded to the federal charges today, saying: "i offer no excuses for my conduct and i fully accept my responsibility." in a related case, his wife pleaded guilty to a single count of tax fraud. the people who endured long days on a disabled cruise ship were headed home today. their ordeal in the gulf of mexico came to an end when the crippled craft pulled into port. cheers erupted from carnival cruise's "triumph" as it finally docked in mobile, alabama, late last night, five days after an engine room fire left the ship dead in the water. over the next four hours, more than 3,100 weary passengers streamed ashore. >> i mean, i'm speechless. it's just really great to finally be back in america and on land. >> sreenivasan: many took buses to new orleans to catch flights home today, while others were bused back to galveston, texas, to retrieve cars left at the s
PBS
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
, as chicago moves toward next week's special election to fill the congressional seat vacated by jesse jackson jr. >> in the race... fill: a gun-control group financed by new york mayor michael bloomberg has spent more than a million dollars on ads attacking candidates there supported by the national rifle association. another group organized by former congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her husband mark kelly is paying for gun control ads airing nationwide. >> what we're going to do is we're going to support people running for office. we're going to oppose others to are unwilling to do something on this issue. i mean we're going to spend money in these races. we are committed to making sure that we have safer schools and safer communities. and the first thing we can do, the thing we can do right now, is to pass a universal criminal background check. >> ifill: in at least 20 states from wyoming to virginia, lawmakers are pushing back. with bills they say will preserve the rights of gun owners. for a closer look at how the politics of gun control is spreading beyond the nation's capital, we tu
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